2024 Olympics

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Marty Walsh Is Not Happy About the New Boston 2024 Book

Count Mayor Marty Walsh among those who are less than enthused about a new book about the failed Boston Olympics bid coming out this week. Written […]

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Oh Look, Another City Passed on Hosting the 2024 Olympics

Budapest is the latest “world-class” city to pass on hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, after an opposition group collected more than a quarter […]

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Chris Dempsey, Leader of the Olympics Opposition, Has a New Gig

Less than two years after he led the effort to scuttle Boston’s ill-conceived bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, Chris Dempsey has a new job […]

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Walsh ‘Will Think About What Could Have Been’ If L.A. Hosts the 2024 Olympics

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has received a “rock star” reception in Rio, wooing International Olympic Committee members in an effort to bring the 2024 Summer Games back […]

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We Really Dodged a Bullet Passing on Boston 2024, Huh?

A year ago this afternoon, Chris Dempsey stood at the bar inside the Beantown Pub, sleeves rolled up, and slugged another Bud Light Lime. Boston 2024 […]

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Poll Finds Boston Still Says ‘No’ to Olympics

Boston has had a year to let the disintegration of the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympics stew, and, it turns out, we’re still just […]

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IOC Member Says Walsh Aide Indictment Makes Mega-Event Planners Wary

The federal indictment of Mayor Marty Walsh’s tourism czar may give international mega-event organizers pause, says one of men behind an event Boston overwhelmingly rejected. […]

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Steve Pagliuca Blames ‘Mother Nature’ for Boston 2024’s Collapse

Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca still blames “Mother Nature,” as well as a robust online opposition, for the demise of Boston 2024 Olympic bid, for which […]

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How Boston 2024 Used the ‘Miracle on Ice’ to Sell Its Doomed Bid

Thirty-six years ago today, the United States men’s ice hockey team defeated a heavily favored juggernaut of a Soviet squad at the 1980 Winter Olympics […]

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Zombie Boston 2024 Twitter Account Doesn’t Realize It Dissed Itself

The bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston has been dead for nearly six months now. Until Wednesday, the only activity on Boston […]

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Boston 2024 Was Heavily Influenced by Super Wealthy, All-White Shadow Group

In postmortems printed both here and elsewhere, the hamartia plaguing the bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston has been pinpointed as either an unwillingness or […]

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Boston’s New No. 1 Export: Olympic Opposition

The United States Olympic Committee pulled the plug on Boston 2024 on July 27, after Mayor Marty Walsh, facing mounting political pressure, announced he would […]

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David Ortiz Didn’t Know He Was on Boston 2024’s Board of Directors

In the twilight of the doomed bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Massachusetts, there seemed to be a routine of Boston 2024 organizers […]

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Boston 2024 Called It Quits with Millions and Millions of Debt

Boston 2024 has been dead for 46 days. Bid organizers-cum-undertakers have spent that time sorting out the millions of dollars of debt the doomed Olympic […]

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Simmons College Offering Boston 2024 Course This Fall

When the United States Olympic Committee pulled the plug on Boston 2024 nearly a month ago, many in the media—including myself—wondered how we might look back […]